ABP Food Group
Convenience food group Greencore has experienced an eventful few years. The Ireland-based manufacturer was beaten to the acquisition of the UK's Northern Foods. This year, Greencore was caught up in the horsemeat contamination saga that rocked the European food industry. However, the company has continued to expand in the UK and in the US. In part one of the just-food interview, Michelle Russell speaks to chief executive Patrick Coveney about the challenges of operating in a difficult UK market.
Ireland-based meat processor ABP Food Group has promoted Finbarr McDonnell to the position of COO, replacing Frank Stephenson, who is now the company's CEO.
Ireland-based meat processor ABP Food Group has confirmed plans to build a new retail meat packing facility at the site of its existing UK plant in Shrewsbury.
ABP Food Group, the Ireland-based meat processor, has announced COO Frank Stephenson is to become the company's chief executive.
Irish meat processor ABP Food Group has proposed an acquisition of Polish beef firm Sklodowscy-Tykocin.
ABP Food Group has announced it is to enter into a joint venture with fellow Irish meat processor Slaney Foods.
ABP Food Group, the Ireland-based meat processor, has decided to end production at a plant in north-west England.
Ireland's ABP Food Group has completed a redevelopment of a beef plant in Cahir and Co. Tipperary.
Irish beef producers aim to increase exports to Asian countries such as Japan and China in a Bord Bia-backed drive to re-open markets in the region following bans implemented in the wake of the 2000 BSE outbreak.
UK sausage maker Heck Foods wants to become the leading producer of upmarket bangers in the country, the private-equity firm that has become a minority investor in the company has said.
Ireland's ABP Food Group has acquired its second production plant in Poland from Italian meats firm Ferrarini.
Noble Foods has appointed ABP Food Group executive Andrew Cracknell to the post of CEO, replacing Peter Thornton.
UK sausage brand Debbie & Andrew's has taken a step into a new category with the launch of a meatball line.
ABP Food Group has filed a lawsuit against a Polish meat supplier for breach of contract, the latest fall-out from the horsemeat contamination saga.
Irish meat trader McAdam Food Products has filed a lawsuit against processor ABP Food Group for alleged defamation at the time of the horsemeat scandal.
Irish food processor ABP Food Group has revealed an investment plan for premium sausage brand Debbie & Andrew's to include additional product lines and a new advertising campaign.
Irish food processor ABP Food Group has sold its Silvercrest facility, one of the plants at the centre of the horsemeat contamination scandal, to food producer Kepak.
UK frozen food retailer Iceland Foods has confirmed beef steak on sale at its store in the Czech Republic has been found to contain horsemeat.
Unite, the union representing workers at the now closed Vion UK site Welsh Country Foods, has said it is "disappointed" with the way the firm has let the business "slip away".
Vion-owned Welsh Country Foods is to close its lamb processing business in Anglesey, putting 310 jobs on the line.
Three men have been arrested in the UK on suspicion of offences under the Fraud Act by police investigating allegations horsemeat was mislabelled as beef.
Asda has recalled fresh sauce manufactured by private-label giant Greencore after finding horse DNA in the line - the first product outside the frozen aisle to become embroiled in the contamination scandal.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has found traces of potentially harmful horse drug phenylbutazone in eight horses slaughtered in the UK - and warned six may have entered the French food chain.
The European Commission has called on the EU's 27 members states to test for horse DNA in beef products.
UK police have raided two meat firms as part of an investigation into how beef products containing horse meat have been sold.
Waitrose has confirmed plans to build its own UK frozen food facility just days after pulling its frozen beef meatballs from shelves.
ABP Food Group has said the beef meatballs it supplied to Waitrose which were this week recalled by the UK retailer amid fears they contained pork tested negative for traces of the ingredient.
UK upmarket retailer Waitrose has recalled its British beef meatballs after the product were found to potentially contain traces of pork.
Tesco has admitted an own-label spaghetti bolognese in the UK contained horse DNA.
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